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Preventing Memory Loss in Seniors Through Good Nutrition

Preventing Memory Loss in Seniors Through Good Nutrition

  When it comes to preventing memory loss in seniors, it seems like a tough battle. Millions of memories are affected across the globe every year. While this problem may be temporary for some elderly people, types of memory loss caused by diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s

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Gardening for Seniors – Tips and Tricks for the Elderly Gardener

Gardening for seniors can be a relaxing and healthy pastime. It is a way to provide some outdoor activity in the sun, and an important way to work with nature. Gardening is one of my all-time favorite activities.  I spent this last weekend with my children out

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Free or Discounted Medical Services for Seniors

Free or discounted medical services for seniors can come in handy. It might be the difference between your elderly loved one getting help, or the possibility of not being able to afford the treatment that they need, The cost of medical bills and prescriptions skyrocket every year.

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Medication Management for the Elderly – 5 Sensible Tips to Stay Organized

Attention to detail is required when it comes to medication management for the elderly. As we age, it seems we have a lot of medicine to take. It may be medicine for a specific ailment or pills to keep our blood pressure in check. Whatever medicines you

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Why Aging in Place is an Option for Seniors

The term aging in place has become a popular one in recent years. What exactly does it mean? It means that an elderly person can live independently for the longest amount of time. Many elderly people have a fear that at some point they will have to

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Validation Therapy – A Kinder Way to Deal with Dementia

For caregivers dealing with dementia and other cognitive impairments, Validation Therapy is a kind and gentle approach. According to Fiona Gibson, whose mother is suffering from Alzheimer’s: “At the time, I had never heard of Validation Therapy, a ground-breaking approach which says instead of trying to bring a

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Centenarian Scientist Tries to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Fred Kummerow has spent more than 60 years writing about the dangers of trans fat and its link with heart disease. He is positive that trans fat and bad diets lead to brain plaque that causes Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Professor Kummerow needs

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Grief and Depression in Elderly Adults – How to Handle Emotions When a Spouse is Gone

Grief and depression can be overwhelming for elderly adults. The mental pressure increases when it comes to the loss of a spouse. Aging is a natural part of life, and death is a natural part of aging. We all know the time will come when we pass

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Lewy Body Dementia – Living With a Disease That is Difficult to Diagnose

Lewy Body dementia is a slow progressing neuro-degenerative disease. You probably didn’t know that Lewy Body Dementia represents 20% of all types of dementia, and is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s. The multi-system disease affects more than 1 million people in the U.S.

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Seniors Staying Fit – How Exercising Keeps Seniors Looking and Feeling Young

Exercising in general, is one of the best activities for seniors. There are many exercises that can be done, at any ability level, and in this article, we will briefly discuss a few. In future articles, we will discuss specific activities that you can do for relaxation,

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